GB Overview Maps

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Dataset Description:

The OS’s GB Overview Maps products are 1:5,000,000 Scale Colour Raster maps of Great Britain and neighbouring parts of Europe, providing a simple small-scale clutter-free backdrop map.

There are two maps available:

  • One highlighting roads and cities
  • One focused on terrain

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Dataset Specification:

Product Name:

GB Overview Maps

Data Provider:

Ordnance Survey

Scale:

1:5,000,000

Coverage:

Great Britain (complete) and neighbouring parts of Europe

Data Structure:

Raster (256 colour, 254 dpi)

Format(s):

GeoTIFF

Uses:

Backdrop mapping

Licencing:

OS OpenData Licence

Update Frequency:

Annually (December)

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